As seen south of NoPA (Northeast of Panhandle Area), aka DivCo, aka the Western Addition:
Posts Tagged ‘jogger’
Here’s an interesting contrast. The local is jaywalking on the far side of the intersection, and he’s made it most of the way across, and plus he’s running.
Compare that with the Airbnb-type tourists, who, in this case, were on the near side of the intersection, and had not made it most of the way across when their light turned red and, of course, were not running:
Pedestrian Attempts to Jog Across a Crosswalk – Becomes Irate at Prius Driver – Displaced Anger – Unknowing RageWednesday, August 26th, 2015
Here’s the sitch on Lincoln – this ped gave a what’s-a-matta-you gesture to the driver of this Toyota Prius, for not yielding to her, basically. Then she continued to jog across one (who knows which – they all look the same to me) of the Avenues:
But here’s the thing. Peds aren’t really allowed to run into crosswalks in CA. Live it, love it, learn it, from CVC 21950:
“No pedestrian may suddenly leave a curb or other place of safety and walk or run into the path of a vehicle that is so close as to constitute an immediate hazard.”
Now am I saying the Prius driver was in the right? IDK, perhaps not, perhaps s/he was Idaho Stopping through his/her stop line. But any accident that would have resulted here would have been at least partially the ped’s fault.
That’s why this ped’s sanctimonious display is worthy of comment.
Sacrilicious! Homeless Man Rudely Discards a King James on Grove Street – You Won’t Believe What Happened NextTuesday, April 8th, 2014
Here’s your bible story and there it is, having been thrown onto a crosswalk of Grove by a homeless person about 30 seconds earlier:
But lo, a passing jogger picked up the bible and put it back from whence it came, on top of a garbage bin:
The whole transaction from bin to street to bin took about a minute.
This has been Sacrilicious! Homeless Man Rudely Discards a King James on Grove Street – You Won’t Believe What Happened Next
College-Educated Woman Baffled by the SFMTA’s Horrible New Painted Lines on JFK Drive in Golden Gate ParkWednesday, November 20th, 2013
You see? She’s going the wrong way on the wrong side of the street in the door zone / loading area for cars legally parked on the eastern part of JFK
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I guess that makes this Here’s What’s Wrong with the SFMTA’s Absurd JFK Bike Lanes in Golden Gate Park: #4, but I’m not saying that this is a common thing or anything. I mean, do you think she ran against traffic before these crazy bike lanes were put down? I don’t.
(And speaking of guessing, the median San Francisco resident aged 25 and over has at least one college degree, so that’s why I said college-educated woman. I mean, her appearance just screamed post-collegiate.)
In closing, those new JFK bike lanes be crazy.
Or in other words:
The Happy Morning Joggers of the Tenderloin – Could This Be the New UC Hastings Running Club, the “Legal Eagles?”Wednesday, August 21st, 2013
Usually when people run in the corrupt Twitterloin / Civic Center / Tenderloin area, it’s because they’re either victims or perpetrators, right?
So just jogging around for fun, well, that’s something new I think.
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All the deets from the oldest and largest law school in the West:
“Purpose: To encourage healthy living and life balance through regular athletic activity; to promote a positive image of UC Hastings to the larger Bay Area community through involvement in charity runs; and to foster a sense of community at UC Hastings”